Flights represent a new and original way to experience the magical world of our wines. They are an easy and fun way to taste three wines, each vinified and aged in a different way, and all from different Estates or regions. A taste of 3 glasses (125 ml each).
Leonia Rosè 2012, Metodo Tradizionale Millesimato | £95.00 This classic method sparkling wine is made from the nest Pinot Noir grapes at Pomino, which were planted in 1855 by family ancestor Leonia, after she returned from a lengthy stay in the area near Champagne. After the Gold Medal awarded the wines of Pomino at the 1878 Paris Exposition, winemaking experiments continued on the wine estate including the first attempts to make a classic method sparkling wine. After over a century, Lamberto Frescobaldi has continued the efforts of his great-great-grandmother, creating in her honour Metodo Classico Leonia. This rosé is its most elegant expression, refined and feminine.
The mountainous environment of the Pomino appellation, in the foothills of the Appenine range, between 400 and 750 meters, enjoys a cool climate, with high temperature differences between days and nights. It produces elegant and fragrant white wines, mostly with Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc grapes, grown here since 1855.
From the island of Gorgona, inTuscany. “Gorgona” is a white wine born from the collaboration of Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi and the island’s penal institution. The Frescobaldi agronomists and oenologists have worked together with prisoners, teaching them important skills that can be used at the end of their detention for an easier reintegration into society.
Located in the heart of Tuscany’s Maremma, the Tenuta dell’Ammiraglia and its vineyards carpet the hills facing the Mediterranean. The winery, designed to integrate perfectly into the surrounding countryside, stands out as one of the finest examples of today innovation and modern technology going hand in hand with a deep respect for the local environment.
Ornellaia is located just outside of Bolgheri, on the west coast of Tuscany. The estate’s diverse soils (marine, alluvial and volcanic) are ideal for structured white wines. The mild maritime climate, imprint their characteristics on the wines.
The estate is located just 7 Km. from Florence. The vineyards, grown on clay and sandy soils, lay in a perfectly exposed natural amphitheatre. In this warm environment, we grow red grapes such as Merlot, Cabernet, Syrah and Sangiovese and the white one Fiano.
CONTI ATTEMS – Cormons (Gorizia)
The estate is located in Italy’s northeast wine region of Collio, bordering Slovenia. The temperate environment, sunny at day, breezy and cool at night, contributes to produce white wines of medium and great structure, with mineral character and balanced style, typical of the terroir.
Samas 2015, IGT Isola dei Nuraghi, Agricola Punica | £42.00 (Bottle 750ml)
The mountainous environment of the Pomino appellation, in the foothills of the Appenine range, between 400 and 750 meters, enjoys a cool climate, with a high temperature gradient between days and nights. It produces an elegant and fragrant red wine, mostly with Pinot Noir and Sangiovese grapes, grown here since 1855.
Built around the year 1000, it’s located in the heart of the Chianti Rùfina, in the middle of a typically Tuscan countryside. The climate is dry and breezy, hot in the summer, though with cool nights. The terroir perfectly grows Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that yield red wines of great class, full bodied yet subtle.
Build in 1100, it produces Brunello di Montalcino since the end of last century. Located in one of the greatest vine-growing area characterized by a very hot climate, with little, well distributed rain. The vineyard, between 250 and 450 meters, produce Sangiovese and Merlot grapes, which give wines of great opulence and structure.
The Luce della Vite Estate was founded in 1995 by Vittorio Frescobaldi and Robert Mondavi. They decided to pursue a common dream: to combine their cultures and passion to create a distinctive and unprecedented wine in Montalcino. Sustainable agriculture focusing on organic production. Since 2004 is owned entirely by Marchesi de’ Frescobaldi.
Located within the hills of Chianti to the South West side of Florence, it enjoys a warm climate. The estate’s clay and sandy soils are ideal for Sangiovese and Merlot grapes, that produce very fruity red wines, with scents of red and black berries, typical of this area.
Ornellaia is located just outside of Bolgheri, on the coast of Tuscany. The estate’s diverse soils – marine, alluvial and volcanic – is ideal for Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Merlot. The mild maritime climate imprints their characteristics on the wines.
Masseto is a “Cru”. The word Cru derives its fundamentals from the characteristics of the soil. Nature has, in fact, allowed that the grapes for Masseto only be grown in one different and very unique piece of land. This is the only zone of this shade, which indicates a soil rich in Pliocene clays, in the entire map of Bolgheri. A respect for the uniqueness of the terrain, coupled with the vast experience that governs all aspects of production, results in limited yields that guarantee maximum quality.
Located in the heart of Tuscany’s Maremma, the Tenuta dell’Ammiraglia and its vineyards carpet the hills facing the Mediterranean. The winery, designed to integrate perfectly into the surrounding countryside, stands out as one of the finest examples today of innovation and modern technology going hand in hand with a deep respect for the local environment.
The estate is located just 7 Km. from Florence. The vineyards, grown on clay and sandy soils, lay in a perfectly exposed natural amphitheatre. In this warm environment, Merlot, Cabernet and Sangiovese grapes are grown.
CASTEL GIOCONDO, Frescobaldi – Montalcino (Siena)
LUCE DELLA VITE – Montalcino (Siena)
LUCE DELLA VITE – Montalcino (Siena)